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52 Week High
02/27/14 - 112.70 GBp
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Market Cap
410.5M
Average Volume 10 Days
1.5M
EPS TTM
1.75 GBp
Shares Outstanding
611.7M
EX-Date
08/6/14
P/E TM
0.6x
Dividend
2.43 GBp
Dividend Yield
3.63%
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spirent communications plc (SPT) Details

Spirent Communications plc operates as a communications test and measurement company worldwide. It operates through three segments: Networks & Applications, Wireless & Service Experience, and Service Assurance. The Networks & Applications segment develops solutions for functional and performance testing of next-generation networks and applications that simulate real-world conditions in the lab, before a commercial launch. This segment’s solutions portfolio addresses data centers, cloud computing, virtualized environments, application and security, high speed Ethernet networks and services, and infrastructure test optimization. The Wireless & Service Experience segment develops solutions for functional and performance testing of next-generation mobile wireless and satellite positioning devices in the lab before a commercial launch, and measurement of the mobile experience on live networks. This segment focuses on wireless devices, wireless channel emulation, and satellite navigation and global positioning, as well as wireless service experience. The Service Assurance segment allows service providers to diagnose, troubleshoot, and determine how to resolve issues with networks and systems within the live network, as well as to monitor live network performance. This segment focuses on Ethernet business services, wireless backhaul, field test solutions, and customer experience management. It serves network equipment and mobile device manufacturers, service providers, government, and enterprises. The company was formerly known as Spirent plc and changed its name to Spirent Communications plc in May 2006. The company was founded in 1936 and is based in Crawley, the United Kingdom.

1,525 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
Founded in 1936

spirent communications plc (SPT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: $578.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

spirent communications plc (SPT) Key Developments

Spirent Communications Plc., 4 Months 2014 Interim Management Statement Call, Nov 13, 2014

Spirent Communications Plc., 4 Months 2014 Interim Management Statement Call, Nov 13, 2014

Spirent Communications plc Reports Unaudited Consolidated Interim Management Statement Results for the Period of Three Months Ended September 30, 2014; Provides Revenue Guidance for the Fourth Quarter of 2014 and Effective Tax Rate Guidance for Full Year 2014

Spirent Communications Plc reported unaudited consolidated interim management statement results for the period three months ended 30 September 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $110.1 million compared to $107.7 million for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was $2.7 million compared to $13.3 million last year. Profit before tax was $2.8 million compared to $13.2 million last year. Profit attributable to owners of the parent company was $2.0 million or 0.32 cents per diluted share compared to $9.7 million or 1.50 cents per basic and diluted share last year. Free cash outflow was $4.8 million compared to free cash inflow of $3.5 million last year. Adjusted operating profit was $9.1 million compared to $16.1 million last year. Diluted earnings per share were 1.33 cents compared to 1.18 cents per basic share last year. Revenue was down 3% when compared to the same period last year.  The reason was a combination of merger activity at major customers and a lull in capital expenditure as a result of future new technology deployments being assessed. Adjusted diluted was 1.18 cents compared with 1.79 cents for the same period last year. For the nine months, the company reported revenue of $331.1 million compared to $298.1 million for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was $16.6 million compared to $27.8 million last year. Profit before tax was $16.7 million compared to $27.7 million last year. Profit attributable to owners of the parent company was $12.5 million or 2.03 cents per diluted share compared to $23.1 million or 3.57 cents per basic and diluted share last year. Free cash inflow was $14.3 million compared to $30.2 million last year. Adjusted operating profit was $29.7 million compared to $34.3 million last year. Adjusted diluted was 3.67 cents compared with 3.81 cents for the same period last year. For the fourth quarter of 2014, the company expects revenue in the range of $120 million to $125 million. The expected effective tax rate for the full year is 28%.

Spirent Communications Announces General Availability of REST API for Spirent TestCenter

Spirent Communications announced the general availability of REST API for Spirent TestCenter. The introduction of a REST interface marks for Layer 2-3 test equipment, enhances the use of Spirent TestCenter in virtual environments, and delivers unprecedented flexibility for diverse automation environments. Specifically, REST, or Representational State Transfer, has become the dominant architectural style in the software industry as applications migrate to cloud environments and mobile devices. REST APIs allow test equipment to easily be orchestrated with devices under test and other service components to rapidly deliver test solutions.

 

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